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PAE Names BAE, Pentagon Veteran Whit Cobb General Counsel

PAE appointed Paul “Whit” Cobb general counsel and senior vice president, effective Feb. 13, PAE announced Tuesday. Cobb will be responsible for all of PAE’s legal matters and PAE’s compliance environment. Cobb told GovCon Wire this is an interesting time for him to join PAE as it spun off from Lockheed …

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Northrop Wins $333M Contract for Air Force Infrared Countermeasures Hardware

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has won a $333, 659, 831 U.S. Air Force contract to provide hardware and associated support for large aircraft infrared countermeasures. The Defense Department said the award was given under a firm-fixed price, undefinitized contract action for calendar years 2011 and 2012. Northrop will perform …

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Lockheed Wins $45M NAVSEA Anti-Mine Systems Contract

Lockheed Martin Corp.’s (NYSE: LMT) maritime systems and sensors business has won a $45, 566, 659 contract to consolidate U.S. Navy shipboard mine neutralization systems. The Pentagon said Lockheed will consolidate the Navy’s Shipboard Mine Neutralization System-SeaFox and the AN/SQQ-32 Airborne Mine Neutralization System-SeaFox. Under the cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract, Lockheed …

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Quest Software Names Vinny Smith CEO as Doug Garn Steps Down

Quest Software‘s (NASDAQ: QSFT) board of directors elected chairman Vinny Smith CEO, the company announced Tuesday. Smith will succeed current CEO Doug Garn, who is stepping down after three years for health reasons, according to Quest board member Paul Sallaberry. Garn will serve as vice chairman of the board and Smith …

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SAIC, General Dynamics Win Potential $127M in Navy C4I IDIQs

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business unit and SAIC Inc. (NYSE: SAI) have won U.S. Navy contracts for work supporting command, control, communications, computers and intelligence efforts. In an announcement Tuesday, the Defense Department said: GDIT won a $39, 879, 448 contract potentially worth $68, 088, 406. SAIC won a …

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Deloitte Names Jessica Blume Public Sector Industry Group Head

Deloitte has named Jessica Blume public sector industry group leader, effective immediately, Deloitte announced Tuesday. Deloitte also appointed Blume to lead the company’s U.S. state government practice. Blume will complete her transition into both roles later this month. Blume told GovCon Wire the federal government and state governments have a …

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Exelis Wins $160M Army IT Support Contract for Europe, Africa Regions

ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has won a $160 million U.S. Army recompete contract to provide information technology support services in Europe and Africa, Exelis announced Tuesday. The Operations, Maintenance and Supply-Europe contract has a six-month base period and four one-year options. Exelis’ mission systems division will provide IT operations, maintenance and logistics support …

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CACI Names Mary Good EVP, HR Head; Daniel Allen Comments

CACI International Inc. (NYSE: CACI) has appointed Mary Good executive vice president and chief human resources officer, CACI announced Monday. Good will work with CACI’s executives, business groups and staff organizations to align CACI’s human resources goals with company-wide goals and initiatives. Good will direct strategy for human capital functions, focusing …

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Northrop Names Scarpella, Hogan Aerospace Program VPs

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) appointed Michelle Scarpella and Stephen Hogan to lead programs in the company’s aerospace systems sector. Northrop announced Wednesday it appointed Scarpella vice president for the company’s F-35 program, which supports Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) in the Joint Strike Fighter program. Northrop named Hogan vice president for the company’s F/A-18 …

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Quest Names Avaya Vet Michael Singer Federal Sales VP

Quest Software‘s (NASDAQ: QSFT) public sector subsidiary has appointed Michael Singer vice president of federal sales, Quest announced Tuesday. Singer will be responsible for overseeing and driving growth of Quest’s federal sales department. This includes leading support for the Defense Department, intelligence, civilian and defense contractor markets. The 25-year sales …

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